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>>> right now on msnbc saturday, out of jail. lindsay lohan freed from behind bars after posting bail. we are live out her home. >>> bomb scare. police search a plane after it is forced to make an emergency landing in squall den. >>> on the run. bank robbers pull off a dramatic heist and avoid capture. why this crime is sounding more and more like a movie plot. >>> plus, all the glitter is gold. how investors saw big gains by banking on the rising price of buillon. good morning to you. i'm alex witt. welcome to nbc saturday. this developing now after spending less than 12 hours behind bars, lindsay lohan is out of jail this morning. the actress was released overnight after a judge sentenced to her 30 days for failing a drug test. we'll go live to los angeles where kristen walker is standing by for us. a very early morning to you. why was lindsay released just hours after she was sentenced? >> reporter: really a stunning turn of events here, alex. you are absolutely right. essentially the superior court judge ruled that lindsay lohan was only facing misdemeanor charges. therefore,
a hearing will begin in 30 minutes for the actress lindsay lohan. the crowd has been gathering since early this morning just hoping to get a peek of the troubled actress as he heads back into court. a judge will have to determine if lohan will go back to jail for violating her probation and two weeks ago she failed a random drug screening testing positive for cocaine. gina kim is live outside of the courthouse in beverly hills. gina, she has been late in the past, but we cdo expect this to get kicked off in about 30 minutes. >> yes, absolutely. she was late last time so hopefully arriving here any minute because her hearing begins promptly in about 25 minutes from now, she does not want to get the judge upset this morning. the question here this morning, thomas, is has lindsay lohan finally used up all of her nine lives and is the judge really going to get tough on her this time? if you may recall, it was exactly a month ago that she was released from her 23 days in rehab and 13 days behind bars and yet here we are already back again, deja vu at the beverly hills courthouse where 8:30 this
is snooki guilty of being annoying, the judge is comparing her to troubled starlet lindsay lohan. the jersey star didn't cry, but is not going to jail, either. the judge called her rude, self-indulgent and warned her about being a lindsay lohan wannabe. >> what's wrong with being self-indulgent? >> jeff, bring me the story about -- >> snooki. >> the sermon she got in court. >> yeah. the judge really lashed out at her. he wasn't angry, just trying to i think straighten her back out. to understand this, while she was being sentenced, you have to go back to late july, when she was first arrested by police. she was drunk on the beach, on the jersey shore, of course. and she was stumbling into, are people, too. wednesday she appeared in court and just before the judge sentenced her, he went there. he went there. he called her a lindsay lohan wannabe. >> jersey shore, nicole "snooki" pelizi let's it hang out. but in court wednesday, she buttoned up. armed with her designer handbag and her lawyer, snooki was facing 90 days in jail. police in seaside heights arrested snooki in late july, while tapin
are students. >>> there's been a break for lindsay lohan. the actress is out of jail on a $300,000 bond after one judge reversed another's ruling. the first judge ordered lohan to remain in jail until a hearing late next month, i guess. she was in court for a parole violation hearing after testing positive for controlled substance abuse. >>> freed hiker sarah shourd is also savering freedom today but she wants her friends released soon. with that in mind, shourd was given a chance yesterday to speak with iran's president. >> i just wanted to thank president ahmadinejad for this gesture of allowing my mother and i to meet with him and for the mothers of shane and josh to meet with his on i have. >> reporter: here we are in central park. you are a free woman. does this feel surreal to you? >> yeah, that's a good word. i mean i still feel numb. it feels like a big disappointment. of course, freedom is everything i dreamed it would be, but it's -- the most important part of it is taken out of it not to have my fiancee and my friend josh here with me. >> reporter: her fiancee and friend remain in
't know. maybe lindsay lohan is the right spokesperson for sobriety? i kind of doubt it. john boehner -- john boehner handed out checks from cigarette companies, cigarette packs, on the floor of the house from these merchants of death to republican congressmen who voted with them. that is legalized -- >> does he -- >> this guy's going to reform something is preposterous. >> does he have a chance to make the case, though? democrats have not delivered on promise of reform. >> they have delivered on reform. >> not the process. >> whatever. you just are so concerned with process tonight. what is the process of a guy who's handing out cigarette company checks on the floor of the house? that's the most corrupt thing i've seen in 25 years here. it was john boehner doing it. >> i'm consumed with what you're talking about during the break. a government that works and has things done. the activity we've had under the capitol dome. we said things about congress that were not polite last night. i got complaints. they did pass a stimulus bill, health care reform bill, wall street reform, lilly led
't think there is any excuse for it. >> senator lindsay graham, replied to "countdown's" request for a statement, quoting him, i very much share general petraeus's concern about how such actions could further jeapordize the safety of our soldiers. we should not make our soldiers' job even harder and their service more dangerous. house republican leader john boehner merely called the koran burning not wise but could not resist equating the burning of one religion's scripture with building a religious center. >> secretary of state clinton, general petraeus have spoken out against it. what is your message for pastor jones? >> for pastor jones and those who want to build the mosque just because you have a right to do something in america does not mean it is the right thing to do. we're a nation of religious freedom. we're also a nation of tolerance. i think in the name of tolerance people ought to think about the >> so you're telling him not to do it. sir? you're telling him not to do it? >> listen, i just think it's not wise to do this in the face of what our country really represen
of the year but they say it is not toxic. >> actress lindsay lohan could be headed back to jail. a judge issued an arrest warrant after the 24-year-old admitted she failed a court ordered drug and alcohol screening test. lohan was released from rehab less than a month ago after serving jail time. she has been ordered to appear this friday but can remain free until then. >>> lohan has settled her 100 million lawsuit over a super bowl ad for etrade. the ad featured a baby haled named lindsey that was a milk a alcoholic. tmz reports lohan received some money. >> bay area home hunters have got a chance to own a piece of rock and roll history. the home of former grateful dead singer and guitarist jerry garcia is up for sale. it is on the markets for almost $4 million. the 7000 square foot home was jerry garcia's last home before he died in 1995. in recent years the current owner renovated the house and sold many of the fixtures to raise money for charity. >> an investigation is underway in brazil after more than 100 people were hurt when a spectator stand collapsed during a car race. take a l
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